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Research Fellow, Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces, The University of Melbourne

I am currently a Research Fellow at the Microsoft Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

My research interests are the use of technology to support disadvantaged populations. My current research focus is the use of Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) technologies and the use of avatars in representing older people in online communities.


  • 2016–present
    Research fellow, University of Melbourne


  • 2010 
    La Trobe University, Bachelor of Social Work (Hons), Bachelor of Human Services

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Ageing Bodies, Embodied Interactions and Social Inclusion
    Contributing Researcher
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Computing Machinery

Research Areas

  • Computer Human Interaction (080602)
  • Aged Health Care (111702)
  • Social Work (1607)